Where is Mundaka located in the Basque Country?
Mundaka (Spanish: Mundaca) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. On the coast, Mundaka is internationally renowned for its surfing scene. Mundaka is accessible from Bilbao by EuskoTren on the Bermeo line.
Is there a train from Bilbao to Mundaka?
Euskotren operates a train from Zazpikaleak/Casco Viejo-Bilbao to Mundaka hourly. Tickets cost 3€ – 5€ and the journey takes 1h 16m. Alternatively, BizkaiBus operates a bus from Abando to Raimundo Abaroa Kalea hourly. Tickets cost 2€ – 3€ and the journey takes 1h 34m.
Where does Euskotren Trena train service take place?
Euskotren Trena, formerly known just as Euskotren is a commuter, inter-city and urban transit train-operating company that operates local and inter-city passenger services in the provinces of Biscay and Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country, Spain.
Can you use Barik card on Euskotren Trena?
Euskotren Trena uses both regular paper tickets and the Barik card available only on some lines. Users can acquire single tickets and return tickets at the vending machines available at every station, and monthly and yearly travel cards are also available. Young people and elderly people also may acquire special tickets.
What was the Fountain of water in Mundaka called?
Legend has it, that in the 10th century, a ship from Scotland carrying an expatriated princess arrived on the shores of Mundaka. They are said to have found a fountain of water and called it “munda aqua,” which means “clean water” in latin. The princess went on to have a son named Jaun Zuria who became the first Lord of Biscay.
Where does the town of Mundaka get its name?
Mundaka lies precisely at the mouth of the estuary of the same Oka river . Others have related the name “Mundaca” to a stock of Basque toponyms with the endings “-aka”, “-eka”, “-ika”, which are especially abundant in Biscay and which can be linked with the Celto-Italic suffix “-aka”.
Where is the town of mundaca in Italy?
Mundaca borders to the West with the town of Bermeo, to the South with Pedernales, and to the East and North with the Cantabrian Sea. The island of Ízaro (Bermeo) and the extensive Laida sandy area are located off its coast.